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Euphyllia paradivisa

Veron, 1990

Skeletons are very similar to those of Euphyllia glabrescens. Polyps have branching tentacles almost identical to those of E. divisa.

Colour: Pale greenish-grey with lighter tentacle tips.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments protected from wave action.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Euphyllia glabrescens , Euphyllia paraglabrescens

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (1990a). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Euphyllia paradivisa.  Philippines.  Colonies with tentacles at increasingly retracted states.  Charlie Veron.

Euphyllia paradivisa. Philippines. Colonies with tentacles at increasingly retracted states. Charlie Veron.

Euphyllia paradivisa.  Philippines.  Colonies with tentacles at increasingly retracted states.  Charlie Veron.

Euphyllia paradivisa. Philippines. Colonies with tentacles at increasingly retracted states. Charlie Veron.

Euphyllia paradivisa.  Philippines.  Colonies with tentacles at increasingly retracted states.  Charlie Veron.

Euphyllia paradivisa. Philippines. Colonies with tentacles at increasingly retracted states. Charlie Veron.

Euphyllia paradivisa.  Indonesia.  Showing corallites.

Euphyllia paradivisa. Indonesia. Showing corallites.

Euphyllia paradivisa.  Philippines.  Showing branching pattern.

Euphyllia paradivisa. Philippines. Showing branching pattern.

Euphyllia paradivisa.  Philippines.  Showing corallites.

Euphyllia paradivisa. Philippines. Showing corallites.